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Holy Cross Monastery

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9 reviews
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8 Oct 2018
“Great Concerts in the Romanesque Church”
10 Jan 2017
“wonderful getaway”
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

First of all, this is a lovely place with beautiful views of the Hudson River and a small neo-romanesque church that is serene in its simple beauty. That is where on several Sunday afternoons throughout the Fall to Spring season choral concerts are being held...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to go if you just want tog get away and relax for a few days. The food is surprisingly great, there is always plenty of coffee available and the religious services are short and relaxing. If you do not want...More

Date of stay: October 2016
6  Thank A.J. W
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The hospitality of the monks of Holy Cross is well known and well deserved. Staying in their guest quarters, worshiping in their chapel, eating with them in the refectory, chatting with a brother or two during recreation is well worth one's time. A phone call...More

Date of stay: December 2015
2  Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Holy Cross is a monastery, not a hotel. Many varies spiritual programs are offered in the spring, summer and fall, and I would highly recommend any of them. The monastery itself is large and comfortable with multiple site where retreat participants can sit quietly and...More

Date of stay: May 2016
5  Thank SDB61
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Rooms are far from austere - they are simple. The views from many are unparalleled, and from most of the house and grounds. Food was delicious. Monks are friendly, and the gift shop had a nice selection of books, cards, chocolates, jewelry, and religious items....More

Date of stay: September 2015
3  Thank jane J
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Number of rooms
42
Also Known As
Holy Cross Monastery Hotel West Park
Location
United States > New York > West Park
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Frances Z
10 February 2017|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
Since I've always driving to Holy Cross and not paid attention to bus stops or routes, I'll suggest a call to the Monastery. Enjoy the retreat!
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Gemma C
12 October 2015|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
This is a classic monastery. Yes, there are meals. Rooms are appropriate for one. Private bath? No...once again...this is a monastery.
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Room Tips
"try to get a room overlooking the river"
868ajw
10 Jan. 2017
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"Get something in the main house, facing the river and not too close to the elevator. If you are a couple,..."
flaneur40
3 Jul. 2014
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"Ask for a river view room if you can."
Wanderingnewyorker
9 Jan. 2012
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